As of July 1, 2015, all California employers are required to comply with the paid sick leave policy: Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014. Every employee who works at least 30 days in a year should be eligible to receive some form of paid sick leave after they have completed their initial 90-day waiting period.
These are the following conditions of the follow:
- Employees must have worked at least 30 days in the year
- Employees will receive 1 hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked (cap is 48 hours accrued and can be carried over into the next year)
- Employers can limit the usage of paid sick leave to 24 hours a year
- Employees can take sick leave for their health or the health of a family member
- If an employee leaves and is rehired, their paid sick leave must be reinstated
- The employer must place a sick leave sign in the workplace that is possible to all
- The amount of sick leave available must be provided on each paystub
It is a good idea to double check with your employer that they are complying with these amendments. If you have any questions regarding this, feel free to consult with our team at any time.
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